Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF Lens Announced for Canon DSLRs

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens for Canon DSLR cameras now officially announced.

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF is a Full Frame Canon EF Mount lens that sets new standards for portrait lenses thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. The bright prime lens weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lens hood or rear cap). It has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7 groups and delivers high resolution from centre to corners of the image.

The new Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF lens will be available from July 2018 for $749.99. For comparison, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens is priced at $1,599. Check it at B&H PhotoAdorama.

Samyang Unveils AF 85mm f/1.4 EF CANON Autofocus Lens [Setting New Standards]

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF Lens Announced for Canon DSLRs

Samyang Optics announces a new, fast aperture, short telephoto, autofocus lens for Canon DSLR photographers. The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF, a Full Frame Canon EF Mount lens, sets new standards for portrait lenses, thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. This lens inherits the renowned image quality of Samyang’s other fast aperture lenses and additionally delivers quiet, fast and accurate autofocus, thanks to the upgraded dual LSM motor.

Compact Size, Large Performance

The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lens hood or rear cap). It has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7 groups and delivers high resolution from centre to corners of the image.

Ultra Multi Coating effectively eliminates ghosting and flare, whilst Hybrid aspherical glass and Samyang’s advanced lens technologies further improve resolution. This lens produces beautiful Bokeh and high quality images, it also incorporates weather-sealing to protect internal componnents from harsh environments.

Best Partner for Portrait Photographers

The compact and lightweight design offers the portability and comfort needed for relaxed studio or location shoots. This lens is the ideal choice for photographers who want to capture every feature in high-resolution. The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF features both fast and silent Auto Focus, with a minimum focusing distance of 90cm. It is ideal for all kinds of portraiture, weddings and low-light event photography.

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